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Difference between Copy boy and Copy man

copy boya newspaper employee who runs errands and carries copy to and from the various departments:

  • Ronnie, a young, eager copy-boy, bustled in with a handful of news slips.

copy mana copywriter; a person who makes copies:

  • Find A3 papers and copy the whole thing at the copy-service (don’t forget the bottle of whisky for the copy-man).

Note: Neither expression correlates in meaning with the compound copy-cata person who copies the words or behavior of another:

  • She realizes that this killer is a copycat who is modeling all his killings after famous killers of the past.